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MPS talks dual-language Montessori with South Side community

Published Sept. 21, 2016

Did you know Milwaukee Public Schools has what might be the largest group of public Montessori schools in the world? Now, led by school board member Tati Joseph, there's a push to add a new South Side dual-language program to that group.

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High school cell phone policies suffer disconnect

Published Sept. 19, 2016

Milwaukee high schools have very different policies on cell phone use on school grounds. It seems high school cell phone policies are a microcosm of the differences between city public schools, suburban public schools and private religious schools.

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WILL argues we should destroy MPS to save it

Published Sept. 13, 2016

Last week, WILL's Will Flanders posted the third and final installment of this series of policy proposals, in which he argues that the state must destroy MPS in order to save it. His weapon of choice is immediate full-scale implementation of the OSPP.

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Profiles in Milwaukee history: Educator Albert E. Kagel

Published Sept. 1, 2016

There are countless Milwaukeeans who have left an indelible mark on the city, even though folks rarely utter their names. One of them is Albert E. Kagel, a German immigrant educator, who was an MPS teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and acting superintendent.

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Fact vs. fiction: back-to-school edition

Published Aug. 30, 2016

Later this week, Wisconsin's children start back to school. In honor of that, Jay Bullock uses his column to take a look at some recent school-related fictions and attempt to explain the actual facts.

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Mosley sets a first day of school example we should all follow

Published Aug. 24, 2016

After a kidney transplant this summer Judge Derek Mosley, who I have no hesitation describing as a beloved-by-all Milwaukeean, hopes to be back at work next week. But when he talks about his usual first day of school greeting of students at Siefert Elementary, there's no maybe.

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First Look: King IB Middle School's new home at Malcolm X Campus

Published Aug. 22, 2016

After a couple years of work, the former Malcolm X Academy is ready to swing open its doors and welcome kids back. The school, at 121 E. Hadley St., will officially reopen on Thursday, Sept. 1, as home to the Rufus King International Baccalaureate Middle School.

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Community schools partnership works to embrace Milwaukee's children

Published Aug. 16, 2016

Last year, Milwaukee Public Schools joined with the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County to create the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership and launch a wraparound services program at four schools. Now, two more schools are joining.

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Urban spelunking: Exploring the old Mound Street School attic

Published Aug. 9, 2016

There are always some Milwaukee places on my bucket list to see, and yesterday, I got to cross one off when I got a tour of the Winchester Place apartments in Bay View, in what was originally Mound Street School, 2148 S. Mound St.